Sep 27, 2012 5:30pm PDT
happened to jimmy hoffa, the union boss who disappeared 37 years ago? there have been all kinds of rumors about where he ended up, and now, thanks to a death bed tip, this mystery might soon be solved. abc's john donvan is on the beat. >> reporter: following a tip from a dying man, police are looking at this property in roseville, michigan, at the driveway, to be specific, under which may lie the solution to a 37-year-old national mystery. whatever happened to jimmy hoffa? and where did they dump the body? it's all marked up. tomorrow, they bring in the digger to rip it open. >> we're strictly investigating this as a cold case homicide. >> reporter: it's always been assumed that hoffa, once the powerful president of the teamsters union, who then did jail time for bribery, was killed off by the mob, after he walked out of this detroit restaurant in july 1975. >> i'm going to do what i got to do! >> reporter: it became the stuff of documentaries and movies, like 1992's "hoffa." over the years, many theories and a few leads. an early one, that hoffa's body was entombed in concrete during the
Sep 28, 2012 4:30am PDT
mass great way to get around it. >> she had me at free. >>> next, the hunt for jimmy hoffa, decades after he disappeared, a tip could crack a cold case open. >>> shooter opens fire at a sign company in minneapolis before turning the gun on himself. i'm tahman bradley with the details coming up. >> first, here's john muller with this morning's tech bites. >> reporter: facebook unwraps gift service some of the members can send gifts, real, not virtual to other members. facebook gifts will be available to all users eventually.vd android phones are boasting they have near field communication technology which will let them communicate with other nearby devices apple iphone 5 doesn't have it. they say that shouldn't be a factor. >> it is getting attention in the -- the fact is that presents real challenges they there are not a lot of terminals that can handle nfc. >> apple fields wallet app is sufficient and it only took a few hours to top download charts, latest game from makers of angry birds features some of the >>> good morning. we have fog in san francisco and around the bay certain
Sep 29, 2012 7:00am PDT
and the latest in the search for the remains of teamster jimmy hoffa, appears to have come up empty. authorities found nory remains of hoffa after digging up the floor of a shed in detroit. tests on the soil will be back on monday. but for now, the 37-year-old mystery remains a mystery. >>> the amazing video we've been showing you of the elderly man jumping from his burning apartment in new york city. lucky for him it was the middle of the day and the streets were crowded at the time. it's the terrifying drop caught on tape. 71-year-old ronnie poe, hanging from his third floor ledge, with nowhere to go but down. >> i had had no choice but to lean out the window as long as i could. >> reporter: moments earlier, poe's kitchen had caught fire. his bronx apartment quickly filling with smoke. there was no escape. so, poe reached back to his military training from decades ago. >> the smoke was coming in so bad. jump, jump. i'll do a paratrooper. >> reporter: he was once a paratrooper who made more than 50 jumps in his military career. but this time, no parachute. below, his neighbors came to his aid.